Principal Education Officer, Private Schools and Institutions Career Opportunity – Education Service Commission

Organization: Education
Service Commission
Duty Station: Kampala,
Ref. No.: HRM 48/185/01
VOL 27 (5)
Reports to: Assistant
Commissioner – Private
About ESC:
The Education Service Commission
is established by article 167 91) of the 1995 Constitution of the Republic of
Uganda and article 168 (1) sets out its functions, authority and autonomy in
implementing its mandate. The vision of Education Service Commission is to see
“quality education delivered by efficient and effective education service
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Expeditiously follow-up action on proceedings of
    Board of Governors’ meetings in Private Schools and Institutions.
  • Coordinates and monitors Students’ Councils and
    activities in Private Schools and Institutions.
  • Scrutinizes Private Schools and Institutions submissions
    and makes a consolidated Annual Report.
  • Ensures compliance of Private Secondary Schools with
    establish standards.
  • Organizes seminars, workshops and meetings with
    proprietors and heads of Private Schools.
  • Follow up on legal matters concerning Private
  • Responsible for capacity building programs.
  • Coordinates health education, guidance and counseling
    in Private Secondary Schools.
  • Performs any other duties assigned by the relevant
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:  
  • The applicant should preferably hold an Honours’
    Bachelors Degree in Education or an Honours Bachelors Degree with relevant
    graduate or post graduate Qualifications in Education from a recognized
    University / Institution.
  • Possession of a Post graduate qualification in
    Business Administration or Public Administration or Education Management
    or planning from a recognized University / Institution is an added
  • The applicant should also be registered as a graduate
    teacher with the Ministry of Education and Sports.
  • A minimum of three years’ working experience at the
    level of Senior Education Officer.
How to Apply:
All candidates are encouraged
to fill in applications in triplicate and submit them to the Secretary,
Education Service Commission P.O. Box 7196, Kampala, Uganda. The forms can be
picked from Education Service Commission Offices, 1st Floor Farmers House on
Parliamentary Avenue, Kampala, Ministry of Education & Sports Headquarters,
Kampala and District Service Commission Offices, or can be downloaded from the
ESC website, download
. Hand written applications are also acceptable.
The complete applications
should bear the title of the post as well as the reference number specified
against the post. Applicants should attach photocopies of their certificates
and transcripts and any relevant document(s) plus three recent passport size
photographs on each of the application forms. Serving officers must route their
applications through their Head of Institution, who should be advised on the
closing date to ensure submission within the deadline.
Deadline: 2nd February, 2015
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